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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 12:41 PM PST

Trump 'Not Happy' About Border Wall Deal

Trump 'Not Happy' About Border Wall Deal

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was "not happy" with the details a bipartisan budget deal that would avert another government shutdown.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 01:23 PM PST

Read Gov. Gavin Newsom's State of the State Address

Read Gov. Gavin Newsom's State of the State Address

California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State address Tuesday, a day after declaring he wouldn't participate in the Trump administration's "political theater" over border security.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 10:24 PM PST

Trump Not 'Thrilled' With Border Deal, But Leaning Toward It

Trump Not 'Thrilled' With Border Deal, But Leaning Toward It

Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 08:38 AM PST

Trump Supporter Storms Media Pen at Texas Rally

Trump Supporter Storms Media Pen at Texas Rally

A Trump supporter stormed the media pen and attacked a BBC cameraman during Trump's first rally for 2019 in El Paso, Texas, shortly after the president criticized the media.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 08:05 AM PST

Senate Has Found No Direct Evidence of Trump-Russia Conspiracy

Senate Has Found No Direct Evidence of Trump-Russia Conspiracy

The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into the 2016 election has uncovered no direct evidence of the Trump campaign conspiring with Russia, Democrats and Republicans on the committee told NBC...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 07:43 AM PST

IRS Watchdog: Shutdown Caused 'Shocking' Drop in Phone Help

IRS Watchdog: Shutdown Caused 'Shocking' Drop in Phone Help

Disruptions from last month's partial government shutdown caused a "shocking" deterioration in the IRS' telephone help for taxpayers in the first week of the filing season, the agency's watchdog said in a report...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 07:58 AM PST

Shutdown Deal Offers No Money for Concrete Wall

Shutdown Deal Offers No Money for Concrete Wall

The deal includes: $1.3 billion for 55 miles of "steel slats" and other fencing, plus $1.7 billion for other security measures like technology and more border agents. The deal does not include funding...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 07:32 AM PST

President Disputes FBI Data and El Paso Mayor

President Disputes FBI Data and El Paso Mayor

Data show crime rates rose after a fence was built between El Paso and Juarez. President Trump says the republican mayor of El Paso is “full of crap” for pointing it out.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 10:35 AM PST

California Governor Scales Back LA-SF High-Speed Train

California Governor Scales Back LA-SF High-Speed Train

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared Tuesday there "isn't a path" for completing the state's plan for a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles, yet his office insisted he is fully committed...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:17 AM PST

Ex-Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Run for Senate in Arizona

Ex-Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Run for Senate in Arizona

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish...

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